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"Couple #8" by Billimarie Lubiano Robinson - "giggle-ing / groveling / drivel me timbers / i like it you like it we come / sweet nothings / we recycle / our destinies / the lost art of navigation / what else would we cling to / if not each other" (Typewriter Poetry)

“Couple #8”

I was writing this one in my hostel room when I was interrupted by a visit from a local I recently met. So I put it aside and had a nice long chat with Maui, who is full of all sorts of interesting Hawaiian creationism tidbits.

Came back to this poem today (the 10th) and here’s my favorite version.

“SEXUAL SAMSARA”

Originally Posted: September 17th, 2011Updated: January 4th, 2020I don’t think anyone has requested a poem about sex until now…which I find kind of surprising! The awesome Charlene wrote yet another wonderful poem on the spot and requested I write a poem on the same subject. Here is the sister poem to her poem (“Sex”). *edit: …

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“WINTER KISSES”

Originally Posted: August 23rd, 2011Updated: January 25th, 2020Cindy emailed me the poem I typed this for her at the Canoga Park Art Walk this past week. I think it is amazing how the photograph mirrors the actual poem. Below, you can find the text version of the poem, if you can’t read the picture. Part …

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“TYPEWRITER”

Originally Posted: June 20th, 2011Updated: January 4th, 2020prompt: “typewriter” (You can submit a poetry prompt here) TYPEWRITER by billimarie Mistakes are more permanent than we’d often admit. They fade like ancient scars which once seeped beyond skin and into being but now, attentive lovers if you can find them, caress each darkened spot as if …

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"I Saw You Last Night" by Billimarie Lubiano Robinson - "Who says sleep / is subconscious? We don't / just meet / in our dreams, we collapse / into each other, / exhausted from travel / climbing through one / black hole / into another." (Typewriter Poetry)

“I Saw You Last Night”

Originally Posted: May 14th, 2011Updated: August 4th, 2020This poem was featured on Quora as the answer to this question: “What’s the creepiest poem you’ve ever read?” I SAW YOU LAST NIGHT Who says sleepis subconscious? We don’tjust meetin our dreams, we collapseinto each other,exhausted from travelclimbing through oneblack honeinto another. –billimarieoctober 15th 2011 Purchase Poetry

“PERSOMNIA”

Originally Posted: April 27th, 2011Updated: January 4th, 2020prompt: “write a poem about sleep. i love sleeping. :p” this poem was created with help from two of my favorites: * I love the phrase “fallow spaces”; learned it from a song by one of my favorite local bands, full of emptiness * I used a line …

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“SPRING”

Originally Posted: March 29th, 2011Updated: January 4th, 2020prompt: “Can you please write something regarding japan, lost & new love, nostalgia, tying in with the blossoming Sakura?? It’s very important in their culture, yet I see so few poems about it. Or you can feel free to venture into any topic relating to japan or Sakura, …

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“FOR THE DOLL MAKER”

Originally Posted: March 28th, 2011Updated: January 4th, 2020prompt: “Omg can i have a poem?? Or you know what I mean..something about young true love..?? maybe…yeah…love what you do btw(:”